The latest research from Newcastle Cityscope shows commercial property sales in Newcastle’s CBD have significantly increased in value. In the quarter to September 2017, there were 24 sales at a total value of $192.6 million, compared to 24 sales at a total value of $39.2 million in the previous quarter, and 27 sales at $39.5 million in the quarter to March 2017. This latest data brings the total sales value in Newcastle Cityscope to $374.6 million for the year, an increase from the $245.7 million recorded the same time last year. 

The table below shows sales recorded in the last eight updates of Newcastle Cityscope.

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Notable sales in the September 2017 update of Newcastle Cityscope include:

  • Part of Marketown in lot 1 of DP1219712, at 23 Steel Street, Newcastle, a commercial and retail building complex, incorporating shops, a supermarket and a seven-theatre cinema, which sold for $95.85 million; 
  • Remaining part of Marketown, at 136 Parry Street, Newcastle, a single-storey cement shopping complex of 58 shops with a single-storey brick retail building in the southern corner of the site and a sealed parking area for 920 vehicles, which sold for $67.4 million and
  • 59 Darby Street, Cooks Hill, a two-storey office building of 2,681 sqm with adjacent annex, a single-storey building and rear yard used for parking, which sold for $6.85 million. 

Properties listed as for sale in the September 2017 update of Newcastle Cityscope include:

  • The Store, at 858 Hunter Street, Newcastle West, a large 3-storey emporium building with a rendered brick art deco facade, for sale through Colliers International Newcastle; 
  • The Cambridge Hotel, at 789 Hunter Street, Newcastle, a two-storey brick and tile-faced hotel, and 5 Denison Street, a two-storey rendered brick office building available together with an asking price of $9.2 million through Colliers International Newcastle and 
  • 299 Hunter Street, Newcastle, a two-storey brick building, formerly Kensington Theatre, on a site area of 547 sqm, for sale by auction on 21 September 2017 through Colliers International Newcastle. 

Leasing opportunities in the September 2017 update of Newcastle Cityscope include:

  • 18 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle, a 3-storey podium and a 7-storey commercial office building, which has office space of 5,000 sqm for lease through Colliers International Newcastle; 
  • City Arcade, at 120 Hunter Street, Newcastle, a three-storey Art Deco office building with ground floor retail arcade, which has shops 1, 2 and 3 for lease through Raine & Horne Commercial Newcastle and 
  • 94-96 Parry Street, Newcastle, a  two-storey office building with parking at rear for 10 cars, which has office space of 910 sqm for lease through Walkom Real Estate - Newcastle. 

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